SAN ANTONIO – Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals have struggled with a facet of their mental health, particularly youngsters.
Mental health-related emergency division visits amongst teenagers ages 12 to 17 years have been up 31% in 2020 in contrast to 2019, in accordance to knowledge from the CDC.
Further, suspected suicide makes an attempt that resulted in an emergency division go to have been 50.6% increased in ladies aged 12 to 17 years in February 2021 in contrast to the identical interval in 2019.
To go deeper into this subject, Breakdown with #StephAndSteve will discover mental health points youngsters are going through and what steps dad and mom can take to assist.
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The company embrace:
- Talli Dolge, MS Ed., CEO Mobile Mental Wellness Collaborative and Senior Vice President of School and Community Partnerships for Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute
Geoff Gentry, PhD. Senior Vice President of medical companies at Clarity
Demonte Alexander, San Antonio-based Public Affairs guide
Also becoming a member of the livestream is Ainsley. She is a highschool junior who has struggled with suicidal ideas, anxiousness and melancholy.
“I was a cheerleader. I was always smiling. I was the one with all of the Pep and the spirit. And I just I began to lose myself”, Ainsley mentioned. “But I knew that I still had to make sure that no one else knew that.”
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